Posted in Rogersville, tagged AYSO, BMA, carry laws, common sense, firearms, NRA, opt-out, Rogersville, sideline behavior, youth sports on July 14, 2009 |
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After several attempts to contact Rogersville city officials to ask when they might find time, amongst all of their tax raisin’ and salary negotiatin’ duties, to officially opt out of Tennessee’s new park carry law, I received no reply. Or I missed the reply.
Then, Pop forwarded me this NRA alert. (more…)
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“Birdman” appeared in Kingsport today – to sign autographs and face charges of drug possession stemming from November 2007 traffic stop… or as Scott Draper reports: Hip Hop Rapper In Kingsport For Preliminary Hearing.
Unfortunately, several of the Cash Money Records representatives who were charged along with Bird were no-shows. Others appeared without having an attorney present to represent them. Judge Mark Toohey, who must have a great sense of humor, reset the case to October 17 at 9 a.m. He revoked bond for all no shows and advised the group if the co-defendants do not show up within a week, he will issue arrest warrants.
At that time, the co-defendants may be wearing come shiny city bling-bling, more commonly referred to by the KPD as handcuffs.
Originally, the Cash Money rapper faced felony posession charges. Those charges have since been reduced to misdemeanor possession. Birdman also claims that authorities have returned to all guns, which were confiscated during the stop – all those in possession of firearms held valid permits, he says.
Yeah, seriously, who did they think they were messing with? DMX?
Meanwhile I’m still pondering upon whether you should use the terms “hip hop” and “rapper”. Is that necessary? Doesn’t all rap fall into some sub-genre of hip hop? Therefore, the term “hip hop rapper” is redundant.
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